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  • Hoedown event helps horse therapy program

    Hoedown event helps horse therapy program
    The annual Horseshoe Hoedown was a big success, raising $95,000 for Equine-Assisted Therapies of South Florida. The event, staged at the Vegso Family Arena in Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, drew more than 300 people and featured a country music band,...
  • A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year

    A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year
    There are just six horses entered Saturday in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar, but the presence of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome means the horse racing world will be watching closely. Trainer Art Sherman is...
  • California Chrome and unbeaten Shared Belief to race at Breeders' Cup

    For the third straight year, Santa Anita will be home base for horse racing's annual cash call, also known as the Breeders' Cup. This year's event, Friday and Saturday, will distribute $24.5 million over 13 races, four on Friday and nine on Saturday. It...
  • For 51-year-old Gary Stevens' next mount, he plans a winning sermon

    Gary Stevens isn't a jockey. He's a miracle man. If somebody names a horse Lourdes, Stevens has to be the rider. Stevens is going to ride in this weekend's Breeders' Cup. Yes, you read that right. This is the man who came back in 2013 after 7 1/2 years...
  • Favorites in main Breeders' Cup races draw favorable post positions

    The morning line favorites in the two main races, Friday's $2-million Distaff and Saturday's $5-million Classic, appeared to draw favorable post positions Monday at Santa Anita, site of the third consecutive Breeders' Cup. Trainer Steve Asmussen's...
  • American Pharoah scratched from Juvenile at Breeders' Cup

    Trainer Bob Baffert scratched one of his best hopes for a Breeders' Cup title Tuesday, when American Pharoah was found to have a deep bruise in his left front hoof. American Pharoah was the 2-1 morning line favorite in the $2-million Juvenile, a race...
  • The making of 'Gone with the Wind'

    "You ain't seen nothin' yet!" was the famous come-on to the audience used by the great Al Jolson in the 1927 movie "The Jazz Singer." And I, Liz, in 2014, still say this. But now I'm talking about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He was...
  • Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection

    Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection
    Hats seem to be as much a part of major horse racing meets as thoroughbreds, jockeys, trophies and flower garlands. So it's not too surprising that in May 2013, hatmaker Christine A. Moore was named the first ever official milliner for the Breeders'...
  • Ex-racehorses show off new career training at Pimlico event

    Ex-racehorses show off new career training at Pimlico event
    For some thoroughbreds at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, it had been mere months since their last race. Now, as the ex-racehorses trotted onto the track, they were asked by riders not to run like the wind, but do something entirely different —...
  • From hockey to horses: Eddie Olczyk lands Breeder's Cup TV role

    From hockey to horses: Eddie Olczyk lands Breeder's Cup TV role
    Eddie Olczyk will be busy covering his other favorite sport this weekend for NBC. The Blackhawks and NBC’s lead NHL analyst will be part of the network’s crew working the Breeder’s Cup Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita in California....
  • Day 1 Of Breeders' Cup: Hootenanny Wins Juvenile Turf

    The first day of the Breeders' Cup races is in the books. It was a day in which no long shots cashed in. A summary: Juvenile Turf Winner: Frankie Dettori rallied Hootenanny in the deep stretch to win the first Breeders' Cup race. But it did not turn out...